[kwlug-disc] Newbie... Playing with Linux etc...

John Van Ostrand john at netdirect.ca
Tue Apr 13 09:49:09 EDT 2010

Terry, I appreciate the point of view of not blindly defaulting to the 
common choice. I also have that pet peeve as well, just not about MySQL.

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Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Newbie... Playing with Linux etc...

On Mon, 2010-04-12 at 12:41 -0400, Richard Weait wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Michael Savage <msavageca at yahoo.ca> 
> wrote:
> > Well what would you suggest then? I was looking at what's happenig in 
> > the world of the web, and it seems to be mostly MySQL. I a gree this 
> > might not be the best solution.
> >
> > I've played with Postgres in Windows and had a little success with it, 
> > in transalting my old app into this platform, however I never did get 
> > the time to devote to it.
> I suggest you ignore any non-specific guidance based on non-specific
> questions.  Terence is likely making a "joke".

Not making a joke exacly, just trying to undermine the notion that mySql
is the *automatice* choice.


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